I'm not an active developer of KiCad regarding to the source code, but
may I suggest to look at git-send-email  that almost solves such
problems with embedded patchsets. And mostly for all systems you are
working with, I'm not sure about Windows but should be possible by using
Am 14.02.2018 um 22:55 schrieb Michael Kavanagh:
> Okay thanks. Also I think I messed up even the simple first patch (git
> n00b over here). Please await an updated patch set.
This problem isn't new and not only happen to KiCad. The Linux kernel is
dealing with such challenges for a long time. Since the introducing of
Git as the new VCS for the linux kernel development there was also
introduced a perl script after some times that is mailing a set of patches.
There are plenty good websites out there which describing the usage of
git-send-email . It's free software so don't hesitate to copy and
For testing you can simply mail patches or sets of patches to yourself.
I'd glad to help to write something for the website on kicad-pcb.org.
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